Sr. Director of Engineering

Apollo Graph

Apollo Graph

11-50 employees

Enables efficient microservices integration using GraphQL technology.


Remote in USA

  • 3+ years as a Sr. Director or above
  • Experience leading and scaling teams of at least 25 people
  • Minimum 3 years of deep technical experience managing teams that have shipped and operated critical distributed systems infrastructure at scale
  • Experience managing engineering teams working on API design, platforms, or frameworks
  • Skilled at both receiving feedback, and delivering feedback that moves the dial
  • Creates alignment, clarity and connection through adaptive and persuasive written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of different SDLC models and their relevance to source-available products
  • Experience driving business and product success in a highly cross-functional environment with a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Experience successfully building a team (recruiting, mentoring and retaining), defining its mission, and executing on its goals
  • Lead key business KPIs to deliver results which align business goals to the organization’s technical strategy, roadmap and objectives
  • Collaborate with and influence executive leadership, and cross-functional stakeholders to deliver cross-cutting strategic product and infrastructure projects
  • Drive strategic and tactical prioritization of engineering investments to refine our systems architecture in ways that unlock next generation solutions for our user’s needs
  • Manage and grow a team of engineers and engineering leaders to deliver high business impact projects on schedule with high-quality
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to attract and hire top talent, and define the overall hiring strategies for your team
  • Build and lead high performing, collaborative teams, empowering leaders through trust, autonomy and psychological safety, and accelerating individual career development
  • Understand free and open licensed projects deeply, to help drive the right balance between our users’ needs and the community interests
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Apollo is a company that excels in unlocking the potential of microservices through its Apollo GraphQL, enabling seamless integration of APIs, efficient data management, and performance enhancement. The company's technology has proven to significantly accelerate the speed of feature releases and reduce code review time, as evidenced by testimonials from clients like Zillow and Wayfair. Furthermore, Apollo's strong working relationships with its clients and its ability to deliver solutions during both good and challenging times demonstrate its commitment to customer success and industry leadership.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Flexible working hours



Medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance

Generous parental leave

Coffee chats & team lunches